The table below looks at the statistics for MCSD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSD over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
England / London
Rank 550 600 583
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSD 26 38 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 45
Median salary £23,750 £51,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.65% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -17.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7875 10744 10645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.84% 26.43% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6379 8912 8676
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCSD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSD Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region.

MCSD Salary Trend in London

MCSD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSD across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

MCSD Salary Histogram in London

MCSD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSD within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +47 5 £55,000 +4.76%
MCSD
England

MCSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCSD.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 40 (74.07%) Degree
3 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 33 (61.11%) C#
5 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
6 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (55.56%) MVC
6 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 29 (53.70%) MCAD
7 29 (53.70%) Scrum
8 28 (51.85%) MCTS
8 28 (51.85%) MCP
9 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 27 (50.00%) BDD
9 27 (50.00%) NHibernate
9 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
10 26 (48.15%) LINQ
10 26 (48.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (48.15%) Moq
10 26 (48.15%) Kanban
10 26 (48.15%) TDD
10 26 (48.15%) NUnit
10 26 (48.15%) Games
10 26 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (20.37%) Office 365
12 9 (16.67%) Presales

MCSD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) CMS
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Kentico
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (20.37%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.85%) G Suite
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) MQTT
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 26 (48.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Moq
1 26 (48.15%) NUnit
1 26 (48.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (48.15%) Games
2 9 (16.67%) Law
3 7 (12.96%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 30 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Games Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Graduate
3 26 (48.15%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Graduate Games Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Junior
3 26 (48.15%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Junior Developer
3 26 (48.15%) Junior Games Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Azure Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (11.11%) IT Consultant
7 6 (11.11%) Project Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) .NET
2 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
3 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 30 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (50.00%) NHibernate
5 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (48.15%) LINQ
6 8 (14.81%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) XML
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.26%) REST
8 5 (9.26%) SOAP
8 5 (9.26%) WCF
9 3 (5.56%) RESTful
10 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.70%) HTML
10 2 (3.70%) XSLT
11 1 (1.85%) Middleware
11 1 (1.85%) SAML
11 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Blog
3 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Physics
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) MVC
3 29 (53.70%) Scrum
4 27 (50.00%) BDD
4 27 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 26 (48.15%) Kanban
5 26 (48.15%) TDD
6 9 (16.67%) Presales
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) SOA
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Practice Management
10 3 (5.56%) Workflow
11 2 (3.70%) OOD
11 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.70%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Go
6 1 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (74.07%) Degree
3 29 (53.70%) MCAD
4 28 (51.85%) MCP
4 28 (51.85%) MCTS
5 6 (11.11%) MCITP
5 6 (11.11%) MCSA
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CITP
7 2 (3.70%) MCPD
7 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) OCP
8 1 (1.85%) CISA
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
8 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Hitachi
4 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) Apigee
5 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Mashery
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
London
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Salary: £52000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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